Gold, lead and death in Nigeria | EARTH Magazine
Feb 20, 2012 ... Gold, lead and death in Nigeria. An unprecedented lead poisoning epidemic in Zamfara, Nigeria, is the result of artisanal gold mining operations, where families participate in the gold processing. Credit: Courtesy of TerraGraphics Environmental Engineering, Inc. Nigerian families process gold ore in flour...Read More
Nigerian gold mining: farmers choose death by lead poisoning over ...
Mar 17, 2014 ... Unregulated mining in rural northern Nigeria is causing blindness and paralysis among children and making adults infertile, reports Monica Mark.Read More